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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Run (1991) as 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit)
A college student's summer road trip turns into a nightmare when he's unjustly accused of murdering the only son of a ruthless crime lord.
2.
I-Man (1986) as 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit)
An adventure movie about a family that becomes virtually indestructable. Every son thinks his father is indestructable and Eric Wilder's dad really is. Eric's dad Jeffrey's super human gift is noticed after he is exposed to a mysterious gas. Since Jeffrey is now a man that no one can destroy or kill
3.
City Killer (1984) as 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit)
A love-crazed terrorist threatens not only the woman he loves but the entire city by demolishing the downtown area in a twisted attempt to win her over. A cast of familiar TV faces was upstaged by a series of controlled though graphic implosions of multi-story office buildings during location filmin

Cinematography (feature film)

4.
City Killer (1984)
A love-crazed terrorist threatens not only the woman he loves but the entire city by demolishing the downtown area in a twisted attempt to win her over. A cast of familiar TV faces was upstaged by a series of controlled though graphic implosions of multi-story office buildings during location filmin

Producer (feature film)

5.
Ambushed (1998) as Co-Producer
An African-American police detective, investigating the death of a Ku Klux Klansman, is framed for ambushing a white fellow officer. He goes on the run with the Klansman's young son--the only witness to the murder.
6.
Captain Ron (1992) as Co-Producer
The story of one family's adventure on an old rickety boat under the command of a crazed captain.
7.
Fried Green Tomatoes (1991) as Co-Producer
A nursing home patient spins a tale of friendship against all odds.
8.
Mom For Christmas, A (1990) as Co-Producer
A little girl and her widowed father receive an unusual Christmas gift -- a new mom in the form of a department store mannequin come to life.
9.
Between Two Women (1986) as Executive In Charge Of Production
Colleen Dewhurst won an Emmy Award (as Outstanding Supporting Actress) for her starring role with Farrah Fawcett in this dramatic clash of wills between an overbearing, ex-opera diva mother and her schoolteacher daughter-in-law living under the same roof. The older woman is determined to retain her
10.
Triplecross (1986) as Associate Producer
Three competitive private eyes -- two men and a woman, all ex-cops who apparently invested well enough to become millionaires -- vie with one another in solving a pair of complicated murders that also involve an attempted baseball playoff fix and blackmail. This displayed all the earmarks of a pilot
11.
City Killer (1984) as Production Executive
A love-crazed terrorist threatens not only the woman he loves but the entire city by demolishing the downtown area in a twisted attempt to win her over. A cast of familiar TV faces was upstaged by a series of controlled though graphic implosions of multi-story office buildings during location filmin
12.
Prime Suspect (1982) as Executive In Charge Of Production
In a film somewhat akin to Paul Newman's "Absence of Malice," Mike Farrell is an upstanding, law-abiding citizen whose life is shattered by TV reporter Teri Garr's story linking him with the sex murder of a young girl from whom he was seen buying cookies, and his voluntary cooperation with the polic
13.
Diary of a Teenage Hitchhiker (1979) as Associate Producer
A rebellious seventeen-year-old girl ignores parental advice and joins her friends as a beach-bound regular on the local hitchhiking circuit, being picked up ultimately by a homicidal maniac.
14.
Strangers: The Story of a Mother and Daughter (1979) as Associate Producer
A drama about a dying woman who returns to the home of her widowed mother after an absence of twenty years and how their bitter estrangement slowly turns to love. This double tour-de-force for Bette Davis and Gena Rowlands was a heralded first effort for writer Michael de Guzman, and premiered right
15.
Strange New World (1975) as Associate Producer
A science-fiction adventure with three astronauts returning to earth after 180 years in suspended animation and finding scientists who have developed means of giving everyone eternal life, as well as primitives who live with jungle beasts. This pilot film for a prospective series subsequently was ed

Assistant Direction (feature film)

16.
Black Knight (2001) as 1st Assistant Director (2nd Unit)
A "Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court" like tale of a down-and-out theme restaurant employee who is transported back to medieval times.
17.
That's Entertainment! III (1994) as 1st Assistant Director
Classic musical numbers and rare behind-the-scenes footage show how MGM created the screen''s greatest musicals. Featuring clips with Gene Kelly, Lena Horne and Debbie Reynolds.
18.
Desperate Voyage (1980)
Modern-day pirate thriller, with Christopher Plummer and his crew of one preying on yachts on the high seas, terrorizing those on board after hijacking their crafts, and plundering the valuables aboard. Billed as the first television drama filmed entirely at sea.
19.
Friendly Fire (1979)
A drama about a rural American couple who become increasingly embittered as they cope with governmental indifference in their search for the truth behind the death of their son in Vietnam -- killed by friendly fire from American artillery. Based on the true story of war activist Peg Mullen. Emmy Awa
20.
Wanda Nevada (1979) as Assistant Director
A drifter wins an orphaned girl in a poker game.
21.
W. W. and the Dixie Dancekings (1974) as Assistant Director
W.W. is a happy-go-lucky crook who makes his living robbing banks through the drive-up windows. The Dixie Dancekings are a country music band trying to get their first big break. W.W. crosses paths with the Dixie Dancekings when he hijacks their car (and them) to help him rob a bank. At first, the band resists. However, when they discover how much money they make, they begin helping out voluntarily in order to finance their big break. At the same time, W.W. takes a liking to them and uses his natural charm and smooth-talking ways to help them start down the road to stardom.
22.
Autobiography Of Miss Jane Pittman, The (1974)
Winner of nine Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Drama of the 1973-74 season, this was one of the most acclaimed TV movies ever, highlighted by Cicely Tyson's Emmy-winning performance as the (fictional) woman who was born into slavery in the 1850s and lived to see the Civil Rights movement a centur
23.
McQ (1974) as Assistant Director
A Seattle policeman tries to settle an unjust score.
24.
Unwed Father (1974)
A teenage father battles with his girlfriend, her wealthy parents, his own family and the courts in his attempt to gain legal custody of his illegitimate child. C. O'Brien, credited with writing the story and co-writing the teleplay actually is Carol Sobieski, who had her name removed.
25.
Harry in Your Pocket (1973) as Assistant Director
Three super-pickpockets join forces.
26.
Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973) as Assistant Director
After conquering the oppressive humans in "Conquest for the Planet of the Apes", Caeser(Roddy McDowal) must now keep the peace amongst the humans and apes. Gorilla General Aldo(Claude Akins) views things differently, and tries to cause an ape civil war. In the meantime, other human survivors learn of the ape city, and decide they want to take back civilization for themselves, thus setting the stage of warring ape factions and humans.

Sound (feature film)

27.
Private School (1983) as Sound Unit Director
The boys from an academy try to catch glimpses of the girls in the neighboring school as they go about their daily activities.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

28.
Shadrach (1998) as Line Producer
In Virginia during the Depression, a 99-year-old former slave visits the plantation where he once lived. There he meets the descendents of his former owner, who are by now next to penniless. When he informs them that he is about to die and would like to be buried on their land, they have to make d
29.
To Dance With Olivia (1997) as Line Producer
A couple's marriage falls apart after the accidental death of their young son. The father, a succesful lawyer, has moved on with his life, but his wife, Olivia, still spends all of her days in mourning. They reexamine their relationship when they become involved in the murder case of the young son o
30.
Curse of the Pink Panther (1983) as Production Manager
The world's worst detective investigates the disappearance of Inspector Clouseau.
31.
Desperate Voyage (1980)
Modern-day pirate thriller, with Christopher Plummer and his crew of one preying on yachts on the high seas, terrorizing those on board after hijacking their crafts, and plundering the valuables aboard. Billed as the first television drama filmed entirely at sea.
32.
Unwed Father (1974)
A teenage father battles with his girlfriend, her wealthy parents, his own family and the courts in his attempt to gain legal custody of his illegitimate child. C. O'Brien, credited with writing the story and co-writing the teleplay actually is Carol Sobieski, who had her name removed.

Film Production - Unit (feature film)

33.
Takedown (2004) as Unit Production Manager
Based on the real-life events of infamous computer hacker Kevin Mitnick, who was on the FBI's most wanted list when he hacked into the PC of a top computer security specialist, Tsutomu Shimomura, and taunted him. As a matter of pride Shimomura used all his resources and enlisted his colleagues to tr
34.
Ambushed (1998) as Unit Production Manager
An African-American police detective, investigating the death of a Ku Klux Klansman, is framed for ambushing a white fellow officer. He goes on the run with the Klansman's young son--the only witness to the murder.
35.
Ambushed (1998)
An African-American police detective, investigating the death of a Ku Klux Klansman, is framed for ambushing a white fellow officer. He goes on the run with the Klansman's young son--the only witness to the murder.
36.
To Dance With Olivia (1997) as Unit Production Manager
A couple's marriage falls apart after the accidental death of their young son. The father, a succesful lawyer, has moved on with his life, but his wife, Olivia, still spends all of her days in mourning. They reexamine their relationship when they become involved in the murder case of the young son o
37.
Step Toward Tomorrow, A (1996) as Unit Production Manager
A single mother of two must make important adjustments when her younger son is paralyzed in a diving accident.
38.
Tecumseh: The Last Warrior (1995) as Unit Production Manager
Story of Tecumseh, the Shawnee warrior-statesman who dreamed of a confederation of Native Americans at the beginning of the 19th century in the Ohio River Valley.
39.
Crow, The (1994) as Unit Production Manager
A man comes back from the grave in the guise of a night bird to avenge his and his girlfriend's deaths.
40.
That's Entertainment! III (1994) as Unit Production Manager
Classic musical numbers and rare behind-the-scenes footage show how MGM created the screen''s greatest musicals. Featuring clips with Gene Kelly, Lena Horne and Debbie Reynolds.
41.
Captain Ron (1992) as Unit Production Manager
The story of one family's adventure on an old rickety boat under the command of a crazed captain.
42.
Fried Green Tomatoes (1991) as Unit Production Manager
A nursing home patient spins a tale of friendship against all odds.
43.
Mom For Christmas, A (1990) as Unit Production Manager
A little girl and her widowed father receive an unusual Christmas gift -- a new mom in the form of a department store mannequin come to life.
44.
Private School (1983) as Unit Production Manager
The boys from an academy try to catch glimpses of the girls in the neighboring school as they go about their daily activities.
45.
Broken Promise (1981) as Unit Production Manager
Chris Sarandon is a juvenile court services director who strives to fight the odds following his promise to young Melissa Michaelsen, a resourceful 11-year-old, to keep her and her four younger brothers and sisters together as a family after their parents abandoned them, despite bureaucrat George C
46.
Killing of Randy Webster, The (1981) as Unit Production Manager
When a teenage boy is slain by the Houston police following a stolen van chase, his father (Hal Holbrook) undertakes a tireless investigation into the truth and uncovers the fact that the gun found with the boy's body was a "throwdown," a weapon planted by the police. This true story initially was t
47.
Portrait of a Stripper (1979) as Unit Production Manager
Young widow, supporting herself and her pre-teen son by performing as a nightclub dancer, finds the place turned into a strip joint and learns that her father-in-law is trying to prove her an unfit mother.
48.
Born Innocent (1974) as Unit Production Manager
A sensationally promoted juvenile delinquency film about a fourteen-year-old girl's struggles to adjust after being sent to a tough detention home. A graphic sequence depicting a broom-handle rape of Linda Blair (in her TV-movie debut) subsequently was deleted but made the film the focal point of a

Misc. Crew (feature film)

49.
Private School (1983)
The boys from an academy try to catch glimpses of the girls in the neighboring school as they go about their daily activities.

Producer (special)

50.
Tag Team (1991) as Producer
A pilot about two wrestling teammates who accidentally get involved in undercover police work.
51.
Absent-Minded Professor, The (1988) as Supervising Producer
A multi-part comedy-fantasy about a brilliant but forgetful inventor of a revolutionary lighter-than-air substance called "flubber," which is responsible for turning his small college town upside down.

Film Production - Main (special)

52.
Tag Team (1991) as Line Producer
A pilot about two wrestling teammates who accidentally get involved in undercover police work.

Film Production - Unit (special)

53.
Tag Team (1991) as Unit Production Manager
A pilot about two wrestling teammates who accidentally get involved in undercover police work.

Producer (TV Mini-Series)

54.
Bandit Bandit (1994) as Producer
It's pedal to the metal one more time, as the hot-roddin' Bandit meets his match in the shape of a sexy woman.
55.
Bandit: Bandit's Silver Angel (1994) as Producer
When his con-man uncle dies, Bandit takes over his carnival-- then discovers that various "unpleasant people" have a strong interest in it.
56.
Bandit: Bandit Goes Country (1994) as Producer
Based on the 1977 movie "Smokey and the Bandit," this action comedy features Brian Bloom in the role originated by Burt Reynolds, and the country-music star Mel Tillis, who drops in on the trucker--literally.
57.
Bandit: Beauty And The Bandit (1994) as Producer
A mobster , a bounty hunter, and the FBI are all after the Beauty--who enlists the aid of the Bandit by stealing his car.

Stunts (TV Mini-Series)

58.
Bandit Bandit (1994) as Stunts
It's pedal to the metal one more time, as the hot-roddin' Bandit meets his match in the shape of a sexy woman.
59.
Bandit: Bandit's Silver Angel (1994) as Stunts
When his con-man uncle dies, Bandit takes over his carnival-- then discovers that various "unpleasant people" have a strong interest in it.
60.
Bandit: Bandit Goes Country (1994) as Stunts
Based on the 1977 movie "Smokey and the Bandit," this action comedy features Brian Bloom in the role originated by Burt Reynolds, and the country-music star Mel Tillis, who drops in on the trucker--literally.

Film Production - Unit (TV Mini-Series)

61.
Bandit: Bandit Goes Country (1994) as Unit Production Manager
Based on the 1977 movie "Smokey and the Bandit," this action comedy features Brian Bloom in the role originated by Burt Reynolds, and the country-music star Mel Tillis, who drops in on the trucker--literally.
62.
Bandit: Beauty And The Bandit (1994) as Unit Production Manager
A mobster , a bounty hunter, and the FBI are all after the Beauty--who enlists the aid of the Bandit by stealing his car.
63.
Bandit: Bandit's Silver Angel (1994) as Unit Production Manager
When his con-man uncle dies, Bandit takes over his carnival-- then discovers that various "unpleasant people" have a strong interest in it.
64.
Bandit Bandit (1994) as Unit Production Manager
It's pedal to the metal one more time, as the hot-roddin' Bandit meets his match in the shape of a sexy woman.

Film Production - Unit (TV Mini-Series)

65.
Sally Hemings: An American Scandal (2000) as Unit Production Manager
Miniseries that tells the story of the 38-year relationship between Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States, and his slave mistress Sally Hemings. Set against the backdrop of pivotal events in our nation's early history, the drama explores not only the love story between Hemings a

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